OREGON BEVERAGE RECYCLING COOPERATIVE (OBRC) has applied for approval as a Beverage Container Redemption Center at 1710 W Burnside St., Portland, OR The applicant proposes to provide beverage container redemption services for the following stores:
- Fred Meyer #360, 100 NW 20th Pl., Portland
- Safeway #2448, 1030 SW Jefferson St., Portland
- Safeway #2790, 1303 NW Lovejoy St., Portland
If the application is approved by OLCC, the redemption center will provide redemption services for bottles, cans and other containers that are subject to an Oregon bottle deposit. Redemption services include accepting returnable cans and bottles and other containers and paying the bottle return fee. This center will accept containers that are subject to the Oregon 5-cent deposit, even if the containers were purchased at other Oregon stores. If approved, the stores listed above will no longer accept returnable containers.
The OLCC will approve a redemption center if it will provide a convenient service to consumers for the return of empty beverage containers. The applicant proposes to be open seven days per week from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm in the summer, and from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm during the rest of the year. The center proposes to accept up to 350 containers per person per day and to make special arrangements to accept larger quantities from fundraiser and donation accounts.
If approved, the redemption center is anticipated to open late August 2014. As part of our application process, we are posting this public notice. You can view a copy of the redemption center application online at www.oregon.gov/OLCC/pages/bottle_bill.aspx.
To provide feedback about this application, e-mail Kelly Routt. Please identify the store(s) used to redeem your containers. You can also send your comments to OLCC, attn: Kelly Routt, P.O. Box 22297, Milwaukie, OR 97269-2297.
Date of Notice: Thursday, May 8, 2014
Respond by: Monday, June 9, 2014